Chevrolet C7 Corvette put on hold indefinitely

We told you earlier this month that the C7 Corvette won’t arrive until 2013 as a 2014 model year. Well, according to AutoWeek it could be longer than that. Sources have confirmed that since GM is in a financial crisis, plans for the next-generation Corvette are on an indefinite hold with no official or set schedule.

Not only is the new C7 Corvette a couple years out, plans to refresh or upgrade the current C6 ‘Vette is unlikely to happen anytime soon.

AutoWeek says another version of the story goes that the current Corvette was planned to be upgraded in 2012 as a 2013 model. At that time, the car would be eight years old and if the C7 is continued to be delayed like it is, it’ll be at least 12 years until the C7 arrives.

Other than that – Tom Wallace, Corvette’s vehicle-line executive told AutoWeek: “Whether [you are talking about] the C6 or C7, I’m not going to comment on future product [specifics], including engines or any of that. We’re still working on future Corvettes, but the scope of change is not yet decided. There are changes, some neat stuff, coming for 2010 that I can’t talk about yet.”

You can read more about the C7 Corvette here.


Source: AutoWeek